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the fbi to track hate crimes against sikhs. joining them are representatives from homeland's security and the justice department. we will recognize the senators as they arrive and then we will turn to our witnesses. there is a significant amount of interest in today's hearing. for those who could not get a seat in the hearing room, we have very much alive and video feed next door in room 226. last month, in oak creek, a wisconsin, a white supremacist shot and killed six sikh worshipers. the founder -- his picture is on my far right -- he fought off the gunman with a butter knife which gave the others in the temple time to seek refuge. he leaves behind his wife, two sons and three grandchildren. his son and nephew are with us today. our deepest condolences go to them. [reading name] she was there for her morning prayers. she was devoted for her son's. working long hours so that they can go to school, they are here today. we will hear from her later in that hearing. you and our family -- you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. the next picture -- he immigrated to the united
like the mini fbi. second part was oversight mechanism where we will do reports congress every quarter and special audits we will do. >> where did you get your authority? >> from congress, from this legislation. it provided that we had all the authorities of any inspector general which are these similar type of oversight agency that's are attached to each department and many agencies within the federal government. >> you say in your group, you weren't terribly impressed by the number of inspector generals. how many are there? >> there are 64 or 65 different i.gs. when i came down to washington, i didn't know what an i.g. did. my experience as a prosecutor, we run into law enforcement arms and they will be our agent. i started up a mortgage fraud unit and i was dealing with the inspector generals. i didn't know the big picture of what an i.g. was doing. the first thing i did was go around and meet the different i.g.s. starting with the meetings over the next couple years, i found the inspector's general unfortunately they suppose to be these fierce watchdogs looking out for waste, fraud
that the fbi. the second part was this oversight mechanism where we would do these reports to congress every quarter and special reports and special audits we would do of specific programs. >> where did you get your authority? >> from congress, this legislation. it provided that we had all the authority of any inspector general which are these similar type of oversight agencies that are attached to each department and many agencies within the federal government. >> you say in your book, you were not terribly impressed by the number of inspectors general of around town. how many are they? >> i think there are 64 or 65 different ones. one of the things -- when i first came to washington, i did not know what -- know what and i g did. my experience as prosecutor, we would occasionally run into other law enforcement arms. for while i was doing mortgage fraud cases, i started up a mortgage fraud unit and i was dealing with the inspector general from hud, very good law enforcement agents. but i did not know the big picture of what's an ig was doing -- when i got the job one of the first thing that
accountability then the fbi? >> my understanding is i was not here when the -- was enacted. we should operate on equivalent terms as them. it is true to some extent of the structure. i think it makes sense for us to be on par with others. that would be my sense of it. >> that is a choice we have to make. i have concerns. i want to quickly talk. we have a big somali community in columbia, ohio. -- in columbus, ohio. these remittances are truly lifelines for those folks. and other folks that are immigrants and trying to help family back home. i am curious, when i read your rules and every the comments from those, it sounds like a closed networks like western union and money gramm will be able to comply with your february deadline. a lot of the wireless services -- a lot of the wire services might have real trouble with that. have you been told that and doesn't give you cause for concern? what it tells me is there will be less competition and more expensive costs to these remittances and less access. is it something you are aware of and are you willing to do something to give folks time to make
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